AMAZON Names 20 Best Books of 2016

"Monstress #1" cover
Credit: Image Comics

Amazon has named 20 “Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2016.” The company, which owns digital comics service comiXology and a comic imprint of its own, has named Monstress as its overall top pick, with the remaining 19 un-ranked.

The full list is:

  • Black Magick, Vol. 1: Awakening, Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott (Image)
  • Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze (Marvel)
  • Clean Room Volume One: Immaculate Conception, Gail Simone and Jon-Davis Hunt (Vertigo)
  • Dark Night: A True Batman Story, Paul Dini and Eduardo Risso (Vertigo)
  • Exits, Daryl Seitchik (Koyama Press)
  • Faith Volume One: Hollywood and Vine, Jody Houser and Francis Portela (Valiant)
  • Ghosts, Raina Telgemeier (Scholastic)
  • How to Be Perfect: An Illustrated Guide, Ron Padgett and Jason Novak (Coffee House Press)
  • Hot Dog Taste Test, Lisa Hanawalt (Drawn and Quarterly)
  • March: Book Three, John Lewis and Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell (Top Shelf/IDW)
  • Moebius Library: The World of Edena, Moebius (Dark Horse)
  • Monstress Volume One: Awakening, Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda (Image)
  • Neil Gaiman’s How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Neil Gaiman and Gabriel Bá (Dark Horse)
  • Paper Girls Vol. 1, Brian K Vaughan and Cliff Chiang (Image)
  • Patience, Daniel Clowes (Fantagraphics)
  • Princess Jellyfish 1, Akiko Higashimura (Kodansha)
  • Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq, Sarah Glidden (Drawn and Quarterly)
  • Rosalie Lightning: A Graphic Memoir, Tom Hart (St. Martin's)
  • The Birth of Kitaro, Shigeru Mizuki and Zack Davisson (Drawn and Quarterly)
  • Vision Volume One: Little Worse Than A Man, Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta (Marvel)
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